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jamesfeger 12-26-2017 10:19 PM

The sport of Rocball, the best practice lesson plan developed at a high school in 1981 in Micronesia on the island of Saipan, USA. Rocball invented rally point scoring, first to kicking volleyballs, and changed the competitive composition of an international sport. And, is documented at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. 1981 as the irrefutable evidence of its intellectual property rights.

Rocball is the indigenous sport of Micronesia. It is being played at the national level in India, Pakistan, and currently being developed as an annual sport in Basque Country in Europe.

In all matters concerning the development of volleyball outside the rules of side-out play, FIVB is better translated into the English language as "Bull____t.

Marc 12-31-2017 07:32 PM

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jamesfeger 01-01-2018 11:11 PM

Thanks for the info about the "Link Message Policy"

Rocball, a best practice lesson plan from a high school in Saipan, USA invented rally point scoring and the first to kick volleyballs in 1981.

International Olympic Committee: Doc. 4155 1981 / Monique Berloux....Director

FIVB: Letter 1999 Alain Coupat

Copyrighted Registration: Library of Congress, Washington D.C. : Documents, VAU 305-973 (1981), TXU 99-133 (1982), TXU 216-141 (1985), TXU 352-150 (1988), VAU 142-858 (1988), VA 501-753 (1992)
TXU 3-306-946 (1992) VA 501-753 (1992) & PA 570-085 (1992)

Rocball on CNN World Report 1993 and 1994 by Ralph Wenke and Octavia Nasr................In 1995, the FIVB changed from side-out volleyball to included Rocball rules of play rally point scoring and kicking volleyballs.

FIVB couldn't think their the way through a competitive thought if you gave them one. And, I've always enjoyed educating ignorant volleyball players whenever I get the chance. FIVB's next spontaneous move will be to include a 2 point scoring system. Because, they know how to play Rocball !!!!!!!!!

And, if there is a policy against the proof and the truth....well......Goodbye!

jamesfeger 01-17-2018 06:26 AM

Who Is Talking About Rocball (Demographics and Location)
Countries: The number of people who talked about Rocball from 1/2/12 to 1/8/12, broken down by country.
12,968,464 United States of America
1,802,022 United Kingdom
1,324,900 India
997,242 Canada
735,784 Australia
718,074 Philippines
278,090 Malaysia
265,313 Pakistan
146,796 Italy
139,240 Ireland
137,382 Turkey
137,199 Tunisia
133,749 Germany
132,983 United Arab Emirates
131,905 New Zealand
122,384 Egypt
106,798 Mexico
104,727 Saudi Arabia
102,007 Singapore
90,359 South Africa

Tarkus 01-27-2018 10:48 AM

Good to see you're still going strong, James.

The kids around here all have grown & moved on but everyone still talks fondly about the game.

P.S. they also still ask about the shirts. If you're ever selling them, let me know. They loved those also.

jamesfeger 01-28-2018 02:58 AM

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Thanks....I haven't made any shirts this year....I might do it it later in the year. Rocball is now being played at the national level in India and Pakistan. Also have a new league beginning in Spain. And, we have our Cultural Sport Exchange game with a Japanese High School out of Yokohama next month. If I don't have the shirts made up, I'm thinking about making some more Rocball hats.

jamesfeger 01-28-2018 03:05 AM

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Rocball is a "best practice lesson plan" developed for students at Marianas High School, Saipan, USA in 1980 that changed the competitive composition of the international sport called volleyball.

jamesfeger 01-28-2018 03:07 AM

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Rocball: It's more than just hit the floor with a ball. It's the sport that motivated the FIVB to abandon the side-out rules of play in 1995. And, Rocball was first copyrighted Nov. 3rd, 1980 TXU 62-095 Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

jamesfeger 01-28-2018 04:57 AM

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Rocball was not only the team net sport that invented a rally point scoring system and allowing players to kick volleyballs, but it also incorporated a multiple point scoring system.

jamesfeger 01-30-2018 02:25 AM

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The sport of Rocball on the CNN World Report in 1992 & 1993 destroyed the FIVB rules of play for side-out volleyball.

jamesfeger 01-31-2018 04:31 PM

What is a FIVB ?
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The way it was first written then it got FIVB'ed !

jamesfeger 02-02-2018 09:31 PM

Volleyball's Side-Out Suicide
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The cause and effect of a high schools best practice lesson plan that shook FIVB down to its fundamental rules of play.

jamesfeger 02-18-2018 05:08 PM

Rocball Court
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Rocball teacher's team at Marianas High School, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, USA

jamesfeger 03-04-2018 04:35 AM

Game Features:
Rocball’s offensive and defensive, multiple points scoring system is played under a quarter/set rules of play. The quarter/set system is a combination of the clock system in which teams win a game by total points scored within a specific amount of playing time, and the set system where the winner of a game is based on the amount of time it takes to win a certain number of sets.
In a sport where a game is divided by quarters of play and organized by the clock, the points a team scores, is measured against the expiration time of each quarter and the game. The team that scores the most points within the limits and definitions of playing time will win a game. The differences between team scores at any one point of a clocked game, is a measure of a team’s success. What this does is, it creates an atmosphere of sustained anxiety and anticipation from the time the game begins until it’s finished.
However, there are disadvantages to the clocked game that need to be avoided. Sports organized under this system of play, have one common weak trait, the lopsided score. A game, for all practical purposes, can be finished in three quarters of play or less. In a clocked sport, if by the end of the third quarter, the difference between team scores is so much that there is no sensible or sensational competitive action or series of competitive actions that will alter or change its unavoidable conclusion, the game implodes and becomes an anticlimactic experience.
In a sport where a game is organized by sets, a team’s playing time is measured against how long it takes to win a certain number of sets, within a predetermined number of sets of play, in order to win a game. But, in sports where sets determine the winners or losers, a team can outscore its opponent in total points and still lose the game.
In Rocball’s quarter/set system of play, the points a team scored in each of the four sets of the game is totaled at the end of the fourth set of play. So, there are the set scores that change at the end of each play until a team has scored enough points to win a set, and a game score that changes at the end of each set.
In Rocball’s quarter/set system of play, a team cannot win a game in a losing set and a team cannot win a game if it won the fourth set with less game points scored than their opponents. In a Rocball game, a team must outscore its opponents in total points scored after four sets of play, and win the fourth set in order to “Juice-Out” win a game. Rocball games have the same definitive nature of clocked games in that it has a scheduled start and a predictable finish. Rocball has a set system by which a team’s score ends a set. A team’s set scores determine a team’s game points and is a measure of a team’s success, and the fourth and final set of play is designed for a team to foreclose on its opponent’s competitive expectations.
Overtime Features:
When a team fails to “Juice-Out” in four sets, the team that scored the most game points in four sets but lost the fourth set needs to win one overtime set to win the game. The team that won the fourth set but scored the least amount of game points needs to win two overtime sets to win the game.
“Tlachtli”…When a Rocball game is forced into overtime, the overtime sets are ten points or a goal, whichever is scored first. And, the game is won by the team that wins in overtime set/s irrespective of the game points scored in the regulation quarter/set system of play. In the regulation quarter/set system, a goal is worth three points, but in an overtime set, a player who scores a goal wins the set for his/her team irrespective of either team’s set scores. When a goal isn’t scored, the rules for winning a set are the same as in the quarter/set system. A team must have the serve to win and there is no two point margin/rule for a team in order to win a set.

bertha 10-03-2018 01:29 PM

I am interested in this too

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